Effective Communication, Reducing Fear Crime, And Crime Theory

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Learning about effective communication, reducing fear crime, and crime theories and crime opportunity has helped me to get a better understanding when dealing with crimes. Effective communication is important when telling a story, making and telling the story as simple as possible can lead to a better understanding. Making people feel safe is the police first priority, fear crime is considered as a just a feeling, but not everyone sees it that way. Crime opportunity is available any were at any time, but there are ways to prevent and reduce crime opportunities.
“New offenders attracted by opportunities might contribute a long-term crime cycle” (Clarke & Eck) meaning if an offender is caught committing a crime, for example, stealing and if the robber success at this crime it is possible for the offender to continue robbing because they didn’t failed the first time. In the next opportunity for committing a crime the offender might bring people along with them to commit the crime; for instance, a friend or a family member. If the offender gets caught, it is more than likely for other offenders to replace the old offender.
When the police expect early falls in crime it is called “anticipation benefits of prevention” (Clarke & Eck). Effects often occur, but the police must have a valuable picture on how offenders see the situation and have methods for deceiving offenders as to the intervention. For example, preparation-anticipation effects are when offenders believe the program
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